Anuradha Lall is a senior and founding partner of a boutique law firm Bedrock Partners with offices in National Capital Region and Bangalore.
Anuradha's practice focusses on Business Crime and Dispute Resolution. Anuradha has been consistently ranked by Chambers Asia-Pacific over the last several years for White Collar Crime practice in India, having assisted in some of the largest, marquee and sensitive internal investigations. These investigations have arisen from alleged violation of anti-bribery laws including, the US FCPA, UK Bribery Act and other unethical conduct, many of which have been in the news in India and abroad. She has advised on various complex issues arising in the context of these investigations including, attorney-client privilege, legal and regulatory compliance, disclosure and reporting requirements and employment law. She also has extensive experience of defending her clients on enforcement action brought by government and regulatory authorities, in various courts and tribunals of India in the backdrop of these investigations.
Representative experience includes advising:
- a Canadian multinational in insurance business, in internal investigation of its Indian joint venture, arising from whistle blower complaints of violation of Indian insurance regulations.
- a German multinational in construction engineering, in internal investigation into unethical conduct of its employees and defending the client in enforcement action brought by certain government authorities and legal action by one of its senior employees challenging his termination.
- an Australian multinational in mining industry, in a high-profile and politically sensitive investigation arising from alleged corruption in the awarding of mining contracts.
- a US-based global investment bank involved in a multi-jurisdictional investigation into its hiring practices, including violation of anti-bribery laws of India.
- a US-based globally leading IT company in internal investigation of its Indian subsidiary.
- an Australian multinational in internal investigation of its Indian operations, pursuant to allegations of breach of confidentiality and business malpractices made against its employees by its competitor.
- a US-based global technology payments company on its gifts and entertainment policy in India.
- Japanese telecommunications global major on various issues under India’s anti-bribery laws.
- an Indian subsidiary of a major US-based garments retailer, on statutory compliances with Central and State employment laws, a highly sensitive and complex senior management termination and defending against enforcement action brought by labour law authorities.